Matthew Lorincz, MD, PhD

Matthew Lorincz, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Professor, Neurology
Co-Director, NeuroSport


Dr. Matthew Lorincz is Co-Director of the Sports Neurology clinic, Michigan NeuroSport and a Professor at the University of Michigan. Dr. Lorincz earned his MD and PhD at Wayne State University and completed residency and fellowship training in the Department of Neurology at the University of Michigan. He specializes in Sports Neurology with an emphasis on treatment of acute concussions and the long-term consequences of concussion, as well as management of neurological disorders in athletes.

Dr. Lorincz is a team physician for the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, USA Hockey and the US Ski and Snowboard Association(providing care at: the Burton US open, Vail Colorado; the Dew tour, Breckenridge Colorado (an Olympic Qualifying event); and International Ski Federation (FIS) Freestyle Ski World Cup, Minsk/Raubichi Belarus). He has also been a consultant to the National Basketball Association.

Dr. Lorincz’s current research interests are in optimizing recovery of concussion, and the long-term consequences of concussion.

In Fall 2018 Dr. Lorincz was part of the leadership team that successfully applied for a University of Michigan Biosciences Initiative grant. The $5.6-million-dollar grant will support creation of the Michigan Concussion Center, a Category 1 University of Michigan Center. The Michigan NeuroSport Research program is an integral part of the Michigan Concussion Center.

Dr. Lorincz is a founding member of the Michigan Concussion Center, a member of the executive committee; a four-person group the will lead the Michigan Concussion Center, and serves as the co-director the Michigan Concussion Center Clinical Core.

Clinical Interests

Sports neurology, Concussion, Long-term Consequences of Concussion, and Wilson’s disease.


Medical School or Training

  • Wayne State University, PhD, 1994
  • Wayne State University, MD, 1996


  • University of Michigan Health System, Neurology, MI, 2000


  • University of Michigan Health System, Neurology, MI, 2001

Board Certification

  • Neurology

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